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A Lutheran Approach

A Lutheran Approach

Using the writings of Martin Luther and C.F.W. Walther, this article outlines a Christian approach to ministering to victims and ...
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Becoming a Safe Church for Kids

Becoming a Safe Church for Kids

10 steps to becoming a safer church for kids ...
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Definitions of Child Abuse

Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect

There are numerous federal and state laws that define child abuse and neglect. In determining whether or not a specific ...
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Suffer the Children

Developing Effective Church Policies on Child Maltreatment

Used with permission, this article by Victor Vieth from Jacob’s Hope reviews the ten stages of developing an effective child ...
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nfo to Know When Seeking Counseling

Information to Know When Seeking Counseling

Choosing a counselor should not be difficult. Here are a few things to keep in mind when selecting yours ...
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Ministering to Adult Sex Offenders

Ministering to Adult Sex Offenders

Examining ten lessons from Henry Gerecke on how to minister to adult sex offenders ...
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Mathew 18

Pastoral Theology Brief: Matthew 18

A pastor is counseling a couple in his congregation. In the course of the session it’s revealed that the husband ...
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Understanding and Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

Understanding and Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

Parents, grandparents and other caretakers often have many questions about speaking to their children about abuse and in otherwise keeping ...
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What Do I Say to an Adult Sexual Assault Survivor?

What Do I Say To A Sexual Assault Survivor?

Choosing a counselor should not be difficult. Here are a few things to keep in mind when selecting yours ...
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Article What Would Walter Do

What Would Walther Do?

Counselors and theologians failing to understand the dynamics of child sexual abuse cases often apply the concept of law and ...
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